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Horror Ink Sketches by Miguel Guerra – Zombie in a Suit

Horror Ink Sketches by Miguel Guerra - Zombie Suit

Horror Ink Sketches by Miguel Guerra - Zombie Suit

Horror Ink Sketches

As part of our Halloween countdown, we’re posting one new ink sketch every day until even after the 31st. Miguel is inspired by classic monsters and created a few of his own.

Origins of Zombies

“The Ancient Greeks may have been the first civilization terrorized by a fear of the undead. Archaeologists have unearthed many ancient graves which contained skeletons pinned down by rocks and other heavy objects, assumedly to prevent the dead bodies from reanimating.

Zombie folklore has been around for centuries in Haiti, possibly originating in the 17th century when West African slaves were brought in to work on Haiti’s sugar cane plantations. Brutal conditions left the slaves longing for freedom. According to some reports, the life—or rather afterlife—of a zombie represented the horrific plight of slavery.” [click here to read more]

Miguel’s Zombie in a Suit

Horror Ink Sketches by Miguel Guerra - Zombie Suit